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Stories from Friday, June 6, 2003

Clergy learning to help addicts (06/06/03)
SIKESTON -- When neighbors in need of assistance in battling a substance abuse problem come knocking at the church door, don't expect the clergy to be prepared to answer. "The problem is there, but sometimes the clergy choose not to deal with it because they just don't know what to do," said Daphne Walker-Thoth, chair of the Committed Caring Faith Communities (CCFC)...
Fun in the sun (06/06/03)
Tracey Hicks and her son Brandon fish Thursday afternoon at the R. S. Matthews Park's CP Wing Lake. The two were enjoying the mid-70 temperatures the area experienced this week.
Reimbursement issues are discussed (06/06/03)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County commissioners will send a letter to Dick Burke, executive director of the Missouri Association of Counties, regarding Missouri Department of Correction reimbursement problems. During their regular meeting Thursday, commissioners reviewed a June 4 letter from Karen S. Turley, circuit court clerk, with an attached e-mail from Marsha Holiman, president of the Circuit Clerk and Recorder's Association, regarding delays in reimbursements from the DOC...
Benjamin Welborn (06/06/03)
SIKESTON - Benjamin Welborn, 83, died June 5, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 12, 1920, in Double Springs, Ala., son of the late William Jackson and Flora Jane Curtis Welborn, he was a farmer for many years and a mill worker for the Scott County Milling Company before retiring. He had a large vegetable garden on North Street for many years...
Leatrice Harris (06/06/03)
RISCO - Leatrice Davis Harris, 63, died June 4, 2003, at the Ridgeview Nursing Center in Malden. Born Jan. 27, 1940, in Sunflower, Miss., daughter of the late John and Rosie Pearson Davis, she was a custodian for 20 years at the Risco School before retiring...
Fannie Simmons (06/06/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Fannie Mae Davis Lane Simmons, 99, who died June 4, 2003, will be: Mike Nelson, John Burton, Erik Johnson, Adam Pratt, David O'Neal and Mike Bartlett...
Rachel Pierce (06/06/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 10:30 a.m. today for Rachel Ruth Pierce, 88, who died June 3, 2002, were: Vernie Cummins, Derrick Cummins, Ray Pierce, Ricki Drake, Gerald Yeargain and Cecil Owen.
Orville Miller (06/06/03)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Orville Marion Miller Sr., 85, who died May 28, 2003, were: Butch Wamble, Charles Wamble, Charles Miller, Nathan Miller, Steve Watkins and Darrell Penberthy.
Bobbie Stokes (06/06/03)
MACCLENNY, Fla. - Bobbie Charlene Stokes, 71, died June 2, 2003, in Jacksonville. Born May 18, 1932, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of the late Felix P. and Dorothy Moody Mosley, she lived in St. George, Ga., before moving to Macclenny seven years ago. She was a store manager for the Dollar General Store in Macclenny for 12 years before retiring in 1993 and was a member of Glen Friendship Tabernacle Church in Glen St. Mary...
Looking Back in Time at June 6 (06/06/03)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. G.M. Harrison and daughter, Miss Phyllis, are expected to leave this Tuesday for Columbia to reside. Mr. Harrison, a construction engineer with the state Highway Department, is employed on projects in the central and western parts of the state...
SpeakOut 6/6 (06/06/03)
Will the lady who bought the couch and love seat at 705 Mimosa Drive on May 17 please check in it to see if my remote control is in it (I think it is). If it is, please call me at 471-2059. I was at a restaurant in Charleston recently and feel I was treated very badly. ...